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overwhelmed with people trying to sign up, not everyone could complete the process. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. captions by: caption colorado email@example.com >> your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald. good morning, everyone. halfway through the workweek, wednesday, october 2. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:00. developing news in the south bay. san jose firefighters just left delmas avenue and brown street. four people were able to safely escape a house fire at about 3:30 this morning. it's believed a prayer shrine in the attic started the fire. no one was injured. and here's a live look at the capital building in washington on day 2 of the federal government shutdown. the two major parties are at a standstill over the obama administration's healthcare reforms. kpix 5's cate caugiran joins us now in the newsroom with the very latest. cate. >> reporter: house republicans and senate democrats are still divided over funding a bill to
delay or defund obamacare. meanwhile hundreds of thousands of americans are feeling the pinch. right now, it's day 2 of the federal government's partial shutdown. and there's no sign of any progress towards ending it. some republican and democratic lawmakers suggest it could go on for weeks. the house republicans majority won't support sending a bill unless it delays or defunds obamacare. president obama insists the affordable care act will go on. >> they've shut down a whole bunch of parts of the government but the affordable care act is still open for business. >> earlier house bills contained amendments diluting the affordable care act. >> reporter: yesterday was the first day people could register for health insurance under the affordable care act and it was a bit bumpy. the volume of internet users was apparently too much with many people experiencing error messages and other glitches on
the program's website. now, going back to the government shutdown, economists estimate that the u.s. economy is losing $300 million each day the government remains closed. reporting live in the newsroom, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> despite the loss of revenue the markets are not reacting neglect till to the shutdown. they were up yesterday 62 points. the asian markets mixed overnight. we'll see what happens. it's much day and so far it's a typical commute. our usual slow spots are slow. we are not seeing big accidents. so here's a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. they turned on the metering lights about 10 minutes ago so now it is stacked up in all the lanes and it is jammed solid through the 880 overcrossing about 15 minutes right now to get on the bay bridge. westbound 4 very busy approaching "a" street. under 25 miles per hour and
then once again that westbound 580 drive gets very stacked up out of tracy beginning at 205 and then continuing all the way towards about north flynn. and then we see some improvement. we'll have more traffic coming up. in the meantime, back to you. the shutdown could hurt california's economy if it puts a dent in tourism which brings about $300 million to the state every day. that's $12.1 million every hour and $202,000 a minute. with the shutdown of yosemite national park and other national attractions, surrounding businesses won't be getting that crucial tourist money. at yosemite, more than 600 employees will be furloughed and campers are forced to leave the park. visitors can enter but all restrooms and visitor centers are closed. more than 10,000 people from around the world typically visit yosemite in october. but now travelers have to change their plans. >> i heard the park ranger tell us that they are not allowed to get out of their cars and stand
by the road. that was recreation and that's not allowed. >> they told that you? >> i'm in violation right now. i might be arrested. [ laughter ] >> campers have to be out of the park by tomorrow. people with reservations inside the the park will get refunds. the u.s. forest service also shut down its lake tahoe basin management unit and other facilities. this weekend's fall fish festival is canceled. u.s. forest service roads and gates will remain open for the time being. for a complete rundown of what's open and closed now go to kpix.com. you will find links on the homepage in red. glitches and an overloaded system caused a backlog when people tried to sign up for the new healthcare law yesterday on the first day of enrollment this call center in concord people were on hold for more than a half hour. dozens of college students spent more time on hold. some managed to compare prices on the available plans though. >> just the interest, you know, because always i thought
maybe people really aren't interested maybe they won't call but, yeah, they did. >> i think i'll have to pay more with medi-cal than california covered. i think i'll have to pay more than what i pay on my job so i think i'll just stick with what i get from my job. >> you have until december 15 to get coverage. obamacare starts january 1. new this morning the government shutdown forced president obama to cancel two stops on his trip to asia this weekend. he cancels tripped to malaysia and philippines to stay in washington for the votes on the healthcare law and another time due to the gulf oil spill in the gulf of mexico in the past. 6:05. we just checked on traffic. let's check weather. >> we switched desks in the studio here and if you squint you can see maybe the crescent moon at the top of the screen right up there so cool morning to go out and see the moon. it's chilly so grab a jacket if you do. here's a live look out over the bay.
let's check the current temperatures out the door. a lot more 50s right now. we have been bumped up a couple of degrees in santa rosa. 50 there. san francisco coming in at 55 and 57 right now in oakland. we will going to see a mild day on tap by this afternoon. it's going to warm up to the 60s around the coast, 70s around the bay. we could even squeeze out an 80 or two in inland spots this afternoon. stay tuned for the seven-day forecast coming up. back to you guys. a san francisco firefighter could face charges for the death of a 16-year-old who survived the crash of asiana at sfo in july. san mateo county prosecutors are expected to make a decision later this morning. a chinese student was killed when she was hit by a fire truck rushing to the plane. she had been left on the tarmac but was covered with firefighting foam. two other chinese students died in the crash. all classes should be back on schedule at uc-berkeley today after a power outage and an explosion disrupted parts of
the campus there. university brought in generators yesterday to provide electricity to those buildings that were affected. authorities say monday's outage was connected to the theft of copper wiring and they believe that it is all related to the underground explosion that happened hours later. the suspect in last week's murder of san francisco state student is scheduled back in court this morning. 30-year-old nikhom thephakaysone is charged with shooting justin valdez as he got off a muni bus. he is charged with murder and possession of an illegal assault weapon. it appears the 8-year-old oakland girl killed at a sleepover was the victim of a revenge killing. police say 22-year-old darnell williams and 27-year-old joseph carroll murdered alaysha carradine back in july. she would have been in the third grade now. instead, she is one of oakland's youngest murder victims this year. police think williams opened fire in retaliation for another killing that happened in berkeley earlier that day. >> if you kill anyone in
oakland and particularly a child, that it doesn't matter where you go, that we will do everything that we can to find you. >> williams was arraigned yesterday. carroll was arrested in texas and will be extradited to face charges in oakland. a customer beat up a body shop driver in a violent robbery. the customer dropped his car off saturday at the alameda collision repair asked for a courtesy ride home to oakland and during the trip the customer robbed the driver, beat him so badly he is still in the hospital now in serious condition. the suspect later arrested after he returned to the alameda shop to pick up his car. the attack comes as new fbi statistics have dubbed oakland the robbery capital of america. >> the most robbery city in the country! when it comes to auto thefts, robbery, crime, you name it. >> fbi reports more than 3800 robberies in oakland this year, a 24% higher rate than this
time last year. there's a new sliver of hope a bart strike could be averted. the union representing train operators and station agents made a new offer last night. but they are not saying what that offer is. in august, the unions asked for a 21.5% raise. they came down to 17% in september. the transit agency's management has held steady at 10%. the two sides have just 8 days left to work something out and avoid another strike. new details on the security scare that forced a five-hour shutdown at jacksonville international airport. one person was arrested after two suspicious packages were found at the airport prompting evacuations yesterday. >> it was pay device, you know, that certainly had some destructive nature to the degree that it needed to be taken off site to be rendered safe. >> one was found in the terminal, another in a parking garage. the airport is open. some flights have been canceled as the airport tries to recover
from the five-hour shutdown. time now 6:09. it's called revenge porn. when a disgruntled ex posted a nude picture online, the new law makes you think twice before going on the internet. >> a savvy businesswoman? how miley cyrus is explaining her pop culture takeover. >> if you liked yesterday's forecast, you'll like today's too. a check of the fall temperatures by the afternoon. that's coming up. >> plus, hitting the roads right now here's a live look in san jose 101 near mckie. we have an accident a little farther south near alum rock so stay tuned for the latest details on your morning commute next. [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week.
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the partial government shutdown are taking to social media sites to show their displeasure. some are calling congress immature, stupid and idiots who need to grow up but others are cheering on the republicans against the obama administration healthcare reforms. government shutdown is trending on twitter right now. also trending, jacksonville, where the airport was shut down yesterday due to a suspicious package. biker beating more arrests in new york. pittsburgh pirates the team beat the reds last night in their first play-off game in 21 years and the great wall of china photos popping up on the west of justin bieber's bodyguard carrying him off the landmark. that guy is everywhere. you can follow us on twitter. check it out @cbssf. >> i guess justin bieber needs a little help. >> have you seen the pictures? >> i have seen it. i know. i hate to admit it. he is being carried.
he is a pop star. out live on 101 we have an accident. this is one of the first in the morning. a little farther south. this is northern 101 approaching mckie. one maybe up to two lanes. let's go to our maps. it's approaching alum rock so it's northbound 101 approaching the alum rock exit and you can see some slowdowns now looks like beyond the 280 interchange. we are not sure about injuries. but it's one of our only slow commutes out there right now except for the bay bridge because they turned the metering lights on so overall the commute has been quiet as you can see from the other road sensors at least from the south bay so over at the bay bridge toll plaza, the metering lights were actually turned on before 6:00 this morning. so now we are left with backups that continue to grow beyond the 880 overcrossing. you're looking at least 15 to close to 20 minutes to get on the bay bridge this morning. so again they turned the metering lights on a touch earlier than we're used to seeing the past couple of weeks. so here's the highway 4 commute. sadly the red sensors continue to grow longer so it's
continuing past "a" street through the antioch exits. past that, traffic picks up to the speed limit closer towards 242 as you make your way into concord. here's a live look into your the dublin interchange. westbound 580 pretty busy this morning all the way to isabel and then we see things improve and continue to move well on westbound 580 towards the castro valley y. it's the latest here in the "timesaver traffic" center. back to you. >> thank you. lady gaga and eminem are going to be on youtube awards next month. they are chosen based on videos that youtube videos have watched and shared. >> dennis has been on youtube all his life. >> guess so. [ laughter ] miley cyrus on youtube is letting it all hang out for fans and critics tonight. an hour long mtv documentary miley cyrus the movement will show us if miley cyrus is a
girl gone wild or a genius businesswoman that airs tonight. recently she has been criticized over her raunchy performance on the 2013 mtv video music awards. it revenge porn is outlawed here in california. governor brown signed a new bill that penalizes people who post naked photos of their exes without their permission. offenders facing up to 6 months in jail and perhaps a $1,000 fine. the law goes into effect immediately. aclu says the law may restrict free speech rights. stay tuned. all right. let's get another check on weather. it is going to be another nice day. it's going to be a warm weekend. it will be beach weather by friday and saturday so let's check the weather headlines see what's going on. like i said a little earlier if you liked yesterday i think you will like today another gorgeous fall day with lots of
sunshine staying mild and then we have some changes ahead changes i think you'll like if you like warm weather so that high is slowly building it's continuing to move farther east and that's bringing us this warm mild weather. we are going to be mild for now but the fire danger increases as the winds pick up thursday and friday. in the meantime, not expecting delays at sfo, partly cloudy to start. this afternoon high of 70 degrees over by sfo and san bruno. around the country if you are traveling, houston thundershowers, chicago 81, i have some friends enjoying the hot weather there and new york 82 degrees. it looks good for flying conditions if you are heading towards new york city. so here's a live look at some of our temperatures around the bay area by later on this afternoon 75 and sunnyvale mid- 70s around mountain view, fremont and it looks like out in the east bay one of our
warmer spots. brentwood at 80 degrees. very pleasant day in pleasant hill with a high of 78. it is going to be a little cooler along the coast only in the 60s there. and then let's check san francisco. 68 it's going to be your forecasted high and like i said a whole lot of sunshine. so we are watching a slight warmup really continuing into this weekend going to be a gorgeous fall pattern setting up here but the winds will increase as well so that means a higher fire danger so watch out for that. with slightly cooler temperatures looks like sunday into the beginning of next week. nice few days on tap. that's the latest from here in the weather center. back to you. >> thank you. 6:19. 49ers safety donte whitner facing a big fine after what they are calling an illegal hit last week. the fashion statement he is hoping will make a point about the changing rules of the game. coming up. >> i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, the a's name their starter for game one against the tigers. and the jolly roger makes an october appearance for the first time in over two decades.
good morning, everyone. when babe ruth went from the yankees to the red sox he put the curse of the bambino in boats. fans in pittsburgh are starting to wonder if they are under the curse of barry bonds. pirates playing in the first post-season game since bonds left 21 years ago. hosting the reds in the national league wild card game there goes russell martin off johnnie cueto. 2-0 pittsburgh and martin wasn't done there. in the 7th he hits a no doubter
deep to left his second of the night. pirates also got 7 innings of one run baseball from francisco liriano. they went 6-2 and will face the cardinals until the next round of the play-offs. bob melton announced yesterday that bartolo colon will start friday's game one against the tigers. detroit will send 21-game winner matt sheers sa to the hill. a surprise move made by the 49ers yesterday. they cut their young third string quarterback dj dan yes, sir and may go afternoon former cardinals quarterback john skeleton to replace him. donte whizzer in has been fined $21,000 after being flagged for unnecessary roughness on this hit to rams receiverrer chris givens. whitner plans to appeal. he said he thought, what are we doing, playing flag football, is that what it's coming to now? that's it everybody. i'm dennis o'donnell, see you tonight. play of the day, boston celtics brandon bass guy 28 never learned how to swim so he
is taking it up. pretty coo. he just started to learn himself. he teamed up with boys & girls club in boston to learn how they all learn to swim. good for him. nfl, in a related story to what dennis just talked about is fining 49ers safety donte whitner $21,000 for that illegal hit last week in st. louis. whitner plans to people. in the meantime he printed up more than 100 t-shirts with the words, legal hit-ner to raise money to cover the fine. he needs 750 shirts to cover the fine. qb colin kaepernick may be off the market. he posted this photo with actress and cal alum on saturday. the 42-year-old basketball star retweeted it with the photo xoxo.
so far, both have not addressed any dating rumors. >> he heard somebody screaming and saw a hand sticking out of the rocks. >> she is the only family member who survived a deadly rockslide. how a 13-year-old gracie johnson's father saved her life just in time. coming up. >> reporter: there's a new proposal on the table. we don't know if it is enough to avoid a bart strike. hear from some passengers coming up next. sleep train mattress centers. y >> closed captioning brought to you by: sleep train mattress centers. [ phone ringing ] [ daughter ] hi mom. hey honey, the trip's great,
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either side in washington. >> and today is the second day of open enrollment for the affordable care act. the glitch that has consumers hoping the process moves faster than yesterday. >> and we are expecting sunshine, mild weather by later on this afternoon. and we have a warmup on the way. how warm? we'll let you know coming up. plus word of a new accident in concord, westbound 4 approaching willow pass road. we'll have the latest in your morning drive in just a few minutes. good morning, it is wednesday, the 2nd of october, i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:30. bart and its unions go back to the bargaining table today with a new offer to hammer out. the october 10 deadline is looming. kpix 5's anne makovec is live at the walnut creek station where passengers are gearing up for another trying. anne. >> reporter: that's right. last word two sides were very far apart. they haven't been talking details for a couple of weeks as far as new proposals but we know there is one on the table. so that is a little bit of good
news but in the meantime, a lot of anxiety at stations like this one behind me. >> it's difficult for everybody in the area. >> reporter: passengers bracing for the possibility of another bart strike as bart and its unions prepare to discuss a new proposal today. here's where negotiations have gotten the two sides so far. on august 10, the union was requesting a 21.5% raise. then 17% by mid-september. they won't say where their latest proposal stands right now. but the last proposal bart has put forth gives only a 10% raise. if an agreement is not reached by the end of the cooling-off period on october 10, the station agents, train operators and mechanics could strike like they did for four days in july. >> kind of self-centered to strike and put so many other people, you know, out of work. like i won't be able to get to work if bart strikes. >> reporter: the unions say they are hoping for some sort of a response from management
on this new proposal as soon as today. in walnut creek, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> how long are the contracts that are being proposed? >> reporter: that is just another difference that the two sides have right now. the unions want a three-year contract. management wants a four-year contract. but that is all subject to more negotiations. >> hopefully they can come to an agreement. anne makovec live in walnut creek, thank you. meanwhile, lawmakers are back to work this morning on the second day of the federal government's partial shutdown. a live look at the capital there in washington, d.c. both sides aren't budging when in comes to obamacare. some republican lawmakers tried to make their point yesterday posing at a table across from some empty chairs and as cbs reporter susan mcginnis reports, both sides appear to be preparing for a long battle. >> reporter: day 2 of the first government shutdown in 17 years begins and there's no resolution in sight. one leading republican says the
shutdown alone may not bring democrats and republicans together. >> most budget agreements in the past have always involved debt limit increases. that's what we think will be the forcing action to bring the two parties together. >> reporter: last night the house tried proposing three bills to fund parts of the government. democrats stood firm saying it's all or nothing. >> now they are focusing on trying to cherry pick some of the few parts of government that they like. >> reporter: as lawmakers debate, americans across the country are feeling the impact from closed parks and museums to federal workers forced off the job. >> this is not how you run a country. that's what they are in there for. then they can be removed their self and then they will understand how it feels to go without money, a pea check. >> reporter: joe brought his family to the air force museum in dayton, ohio. the plane he flew during world war ii is displayed inside, behind a locked gate. >> that was very, very important to see where he sat and what he did.
oh. i'm sorry, i simply can't say any more. [ crying ] >> reporter: economists estimate the u.s. economy is losing $300 million each day the government is closed. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. investors weren't concerned about the partial shutdown perhaps because it was so widely expected. stocks did very well yesterday as you can see, everything was up. the dow, s&p, and the nasdaq all closed with gains. market just opened up a few minutes ago. let's check the early numbers today. and it may be affecting it today. it's down nearly 100 points at 86. and jason brooks will update those numbers in a few minutes. cal's vacation plans for months even years but one thing that wasn't planned for was a government shutdown. alcatraz is among the national parks and other federal attractions that have closed for business and dozens of people here to celebrate the anniversaries and honeymoons are mighty disappointed. >> it's our anniversary today and what better place to spend
it than in prison? >> reporter: oh, now, wait a minute, you have to have a response to that. [ laughter ] >> you know, i love him dearly after 25 years. >> and you know what? i will -- i'm very disappointed. we come all the way from canada to see alcatraz and we're not going to see it. >> ticketholders are expected to get refund but they are likely going to have to wait until after the shutdown ends. for a complete rundown of what's open and closed right now, go to kpix.com and you will find the links on the homepage in red. a huge demand for obamacare caused a big backlog in the first day of enrollment. people were on hold for more than 30 minutes at the concord call center yesterday. the "covered california" website reported about 10,000 hits a minute for much of the day. remember, you have until december 15 to get coverage. obamacare starts january 1. a long-time northern california d.a. has resigned after he is accused of arson. sutter county d.a.
carl adams announced he will not finish out his 8th term. he has been under pressure to resign since august, when he was accused of setting fire to the home of his former lover, a prostitute. police say he acted out of jealousy. >> when the detective told me i was blown away. >> i haven't done everything perfectly. and my personal life, i've made mistakes. >> adams is not speaking publicly about the allegations. a man with what appeared to be a detonating device robbed a bank in downtown san mateo on monday. police say he walked into the wells fargo on fourth avenue and handed the teller a note and showed what looked like a silver detonating device with a red button. the suspect wearing a white t- shirt with a logo on the pocket and dark hat with an apparent blonde wig on. the man left the bank with money. no one was hurt and police don't know if the device was real or fake. in other bay area headlines on this wednesday, a cash machine thwarted two burglars in novato.
police say the burglar smashed the front door windows at rossi's black point sunday and tried to steal the cash machine with a truck. they stole the cash register and 8 rolls of scratch-off tickets. the store lost about $10,000. the death of two dogs in brentwood has sparked a petition to change state law allowing property owners to kill dogs that attack their livestock. a couple returned from vacation this past weekend to learn their two rescue dogs were missing. the neighbor told police he killed the dogs because they got into his chicken killed and killed 40 hens. they had been beaten with a shovel, burned and buried. state law allows a person to reasonably defend his livestock even if it means killing another animal. the incidents now under investigation. pinole police have reopened the case of a girl who went missing decades ago. amber swartz was 7 when she disappeared from the front yard of her home in pinole in 1988. the case was closed in 2009
after a convicted child molester confessed. her bodies was never found. police reopened the case to try to get more information about the search for amber. a redwood city man could get life in prison if he is convicted of what he says was a senior prank. david velasquez is charged with trying to rape a teacher in a school parking lot last year. he testified at his trial he just wanted to scare her not rape her. northern lights over central minnesota. the aurora borealis highlighted autumn colors last night with blue, green, red, purple lights filling the sky. beautiful stuff. the lights are caused by particles from the earth atmosphere hitting particles from the sun's atmosphere. you got to go way up north to see it. beautiful. >> i'm glad we can see it on video. doesn't even look real. too bad lawrence isn't here. he would fully appreciate that. >> yeah. he has the day off. so we are talking about our own
weather forecast here. we have some beautiful pictures to show you. gorgeous sunrise. high clouds over the bay. temperatures are chilly. we are forecasting sunshine. a whole lot of it. this afternoon similar to yesterday. 57 degrees in oakland. mid-50s in san francisco. and a little chillier out in sand rose. 50 degrees right now. so temperature-wise we are going to be relatively seasonable slightly below average for this time of the year maybe by a few degrees but another gorgeous fall day and then we'll really warm things up. we have some gorgeous weather coming our way. in the meantime, first we have to get out the door this morning. this is what it looks like on the roads. traveling westbound highway 4 we have that accident in concord and it's really slowing down the morning drive. it looks like the delays begin in antioch where we usually see them. and now continue all the way towards willow pass. that accident couple of cars
involved is already on the right-hand shoulder but must be a visual distraction because obviously drivers are slowing right there by willow pass and even a little beyond it towards 242. here's a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. metering lights turned on at 5:51 this morning. now you are jammed up solid through the foot of the maze but a gorgeous sky again to see as you approach the toll plaza and once get on to the bridge itself. traffic moves okay especially past the incline. this accident still there northbound 101 at alum rock blocking one middle lane. that's traffic. back to you. a small town colorado community is in mourning after the death of five family members, father, mother, a daughter and two nephews. they were all killed in a rockslide on a popular hiking trail. the only survivor was another daughter, 13-year-old gracie johnson. she was pulled out of the rocks by a first responder. >> owe didn't see gracie at first -- he didn't see gracie at first but heard somebody screaming and actually saw a hand sticking out of the rocks. when he heard a scream, he was
able to start digging. >> that young lady told rescuers her father had shieldled her from the falling boulders and pushed her out of the way. 6:41. coming up tokyo will host the 2020 summer olympics. if you don't know japanese, don't worry. the device making it so everyone can speak it coming your way. >> it's a new way to travel that's nicer but not first class. how jetblue is changing your experience in the sky. ,,
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everyone worried. let's check in with kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. it was okay yesterday. but today not so good i guess, right? >> not at all. good morning. doesn't look like we are about to build a winning streak off what we saw yesterday. with the government partially shut down, that also means no economic reports coming from the government including the all-important september jobs report which was due this friday. instead, wall street is focusing on an industry report from adp, it tracks private payrolls and said there are 166,000 jobs added to the economy in september. that was weaker than expected and on top of that, adp revised the prior two months lowered by 54,000 jobs in total. job growth weaker in the past three months compared to the last 12 months. not a glowing sign for the economy. the new york attorney general is suing wells fargo for not going along with a $26 billion national mortgage settlement reached last year
with the bank. there are provisions that including barring the bank from pursuing foreclosures against consumers who are currently negotiating loan modifications, also requiring quicker written notification of things like refi application and also missing documents. the new york attorney general also announcing he is dropping a similar suit against bank of america because they are now complying with the provisions. let's check the big board. the market not so pretty this morning. the dow is dropping 102 points. nasdaq is down 16. s&p is lower by 10 points. wells fargo shares down 1%. michelle and frank, back to you. >> jason brooks from kcbs news, thank you. 6:46. let's get on the highway and see what's going on. liz? >> we will. and we are going to look at 101 approaching mckee. starting to see more cars on the road especially in the northbound lanes heading towards santa clara but the backup is farther south. on the maps, it is actually
northbound 101 approaching alum rock. i believe we have this on a map. northbound 101 at alum rock that accident is blocking one lane. that's obviously a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. there we go. so this is that accident that i was telling you about. it is jammed solid to hellyer so again just south of where we just saw that live look. there is a traffic jam because of an accident still in the center divide. so it's obviously causing somewhat of a visual distraction. checking some other travel times across the bay area, that westbound 580 commute through the altamont pass, pretty typical delays through here about 25 minutes or so and then things improve with us you get closer towards isabel and towards the san mateo bridge, westbound 92 still moving at the speed limit in fact out of hayward and the nimitz freeway 880 in oakland looks great all the way towards downtown. that's your latest "timesaver traffic." back to you. >> thank you. jetblue taking off in a new direction. the carrier is launching a new premium class of service and it starts next summer. don't call it first class,
though. jetblue's version will be called mint. it will feature [ indiscernible ] airline says the move is intended to lure back travelers who would like a more upscale experience while they fly. u.s. postal service has defaulted on a $5.6 billion retiree benefits payment. missed payment happened september 19. postmaster general patrick donahue had previously warned a senate committee it was about to happen. during that testimony, donahue said the post office was in the middle of a financial disaster burdened by an outdated business model. the default by the way is not related to the government shutdown. tokyo catering to the wine lover in all of us. inside this 10-story wine apartment, each of the 18 units comes furnished with a wine fridge for 26 bottles and also a rack of four glasses. on top of that there's an in- house basement seller and the sommelier comes weekly to pair
foods and wine. the apartments are $2,600 a month. glasses that automatically translate foreign languages may make things easier for tourists in japan. intelligent glasses were unveiled. use a camera and display screen translates japanese, korean, english and chinese. they hope to have it ready by the 2020 summer olympics in tokyo. >> crazy. >> cool. >> put on glasses and order away. liz, you put on your track shows, you've gone from traffic over to weather. >> running from one side of the studio to the other. i'm filling in for lawrence today. he has the day off. let's check the weather headlines out the door. it is going to be a little chilly to start but if you liked yesterday, it's going to be similar, lots of sunshine, mild temperatures, and then we have some changes just around the corner. we always like to talk about changes. so it's that high pressure system that's building slowly towards the east and it's going to bring us hotter weather by the end of the week. in the meantime, we are remaining mild for now but no
rain in our seven-day forecast at all. looks like we are remaining high and dry for a while. so checking some numbers around northern california, 81 in sacramento. mid-60s out in eureka but it's still going to be hot in froze no high of 84 degrees there, in fresno. great fall weather. mid-70s for the most part around the bay, cooler at the coast, 64 in pacifica. san francisco reaching a high of about 68 degrees. and 80 is your high in fairfield. so check the numbers over the next several days, we are going to continue to creep these numbers up. a slight warming trend even by this weekend we are talking beach weather. the winds are also going to pick up as well so unfortunately that also means a higher fire danger so be careful with that. otherwise, by the beginning of next week actually later into the weekend sunday into monday temperatures dip a little bit by a few degrees. so cooler weather just around the corner. all right. it's time for our kpix 5
schoolcast. today we have bertha taylor elementary school in san jose. warming up at recess temperatures in the mid-70s by the final bell so once you get out of school at 3:00 things look good. like i said, plenty of sunshine in san jose all day long. so if you want your school on our schoolcast, we're always calling for nominations. you can enter online at kpix.com/schoolcast. so thank you, bertha elementary school home of the tigers, for joining us here on the morning show. >> thank you. 6:51. time for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell joins us from new york. >> reporter: good morning. boy, do we have a show for you, frank and michelle. we'll talk about what it will take to end the partial government shutdown. we have nancy cortes on capital hill, major garrett at the white house with new information. also we'll talk to a republican congressman who voted to cut off funding for obamacare. he is with us. and he is going to respond to
some of the voter anger that's out there. plus, former secretary of state condoleezza rice is right here in studio 57. we are going to ask her if there's a chance iran can ever be trusted and facebook executive sheryl sandberg tells us why most women don't go after tech jobs and why that should change. the news is back in the morning so we'll see you right at 7:00. >> that's like the show of shows. you have everyone in that show. >> reporter: right. i mean, just a strong line-up today and lots of news ahead. >> all right. sounds good. thank you. ♪[ music ] time now 6:52. the curtain is closing for good. the opera takes its final bow. >> as we have been hearing it's day two of the government's partial shutdown and there's no sign of any progress towards ending it. why house democrats say republicans are losing support. ,,,,
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the ugly scene is 5 things are to know at the 55. a swarm of bikers attacked an suv and its driver in new york. the ugly scene all caught on video, as well. police say a driver was frightened when a group of bikers swarmed his range rover. you see him plow through some of them. bikers chased after the suv. they beat up the driver eventually. two men are in custody. more arrests today. new york city opera has lowered the curtain for good. the company has begun the process of shutting down. it's filing for bankruptcy protection after 7 decades after failing to raise $7 million. new york city opera's demise leaves only one major opera company in new york. that's the metropolitan opera. and in jacksonville, florida, one man was arrested
this morning after he told tsa security screeners that he had a bomb in his backpack. that prompted the airport to shut down for five hours yesterday. authorities say they only found an electronic scale and batteries inside the backpack. the man is charged with making a false report about a phony bomb. the affordable care act went into effect yesterday. open enrollment got under way despite some technological glitches with registration websites. republicans wanted to weaken the law with their budget amendments. president obama noted the irony that while the attempt to defund the law led to the partial shutdown of the government, the healthcare law is largel unaffected. day 2 of the federal government shutdown. the house failed to pass three bills that would have reopened some federal government agencies. measures would have funded the departments of veteran affairs, national park service and a portion of the washington, d.c. government. cate caugiran is in the
newsroom with more, monitoring the latest. >> reporter: democrat and republicans are divided over a bill to delay or defund obamacare. day 2 of the first government shutdown in 17 years begins and there's no resolution in sight. this morning house democrats say the speaker of the house is losing support. >> john boehner, i think, frankly is willing to negotiate. i think what he doesn't have is the support of his caucus and that's unfortunate. >> reporter: representative paul ryan says the shutdown alone may not bring democrats and republicans together. >> most budget agreements in the past have always involved debt limit increases. that's what we think will be the forcing action to bring them together. >> reporter: last night the house tried to propose three bills to fund parts of the government. democrats said all or nothing. >> now they are focusing on trying to cherry pick some of the few parts of government
that they like. >> reporter: in an extended shutdown, most of the federal workforce would go without pay. but the checks will keep coming to the 533 current members of congress. meanwhile, americans across the country are feeling the pinch. parks and museums are shut down and federal workers forced off the job. >> this is not how you run a country. that's what they are in there for. then they can be removed their self and they will understand how it feels to go without money, a paycheck. >> reporter: economists estimate the economy is losing $300 million each day the government remains closed. back to you. okay. time for traffic and weather. you do it all. >> who is going to talk? let's go out quickly towards the bay bridge and it is backed up into the maze this morning. it's also starting to slow down the eastshore freeway from berkeley all the way down into emeryville. >> and we'll take a look at your seven-day forecast. a warmup is on the horizon. it should be a mild day for today and then warmer still by friday and saturday. >> we are going to give you